Another Parcel of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Saved

On September 30, 2013, the Civil War Trust (CWT) closed on the purchase of a property on the site of the 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown. The property is contiguous to the historic Cement Mill property. The property was purchased for $70,000 with funds supplied by the...

In Memory: William D. Wintz

It is with sadness that we honor the memory of William D. Wintz, who passed away on February 13th.  Bill was a World War II veteran and well known as a local historian in the Kanawha Valley.   His many articles and books included Civil War history titles such as Civil...

Historic Cement Mill Property Purchased

The historic cement mill property in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, has been purchased by the Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission.  This important 18 acre site on the Potomac River is associated with the Battle of Shepherdstown. Read the full news release...